December 7th. 1978: Islander’s Mike Bossy’s 1st career hat trick.
Played for the New York Islanders for his entire career and was a crucial part of their four-year reign as Stanley Cup champions in the early 1980s.
Bossy is the only player in NHL history to score consecutive Stanley Cup winning goals (1982 and 1983).
Born: January 22, 1957
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Age: 64 years old